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RATINGS: 865   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barrios (1243) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Pours a fizzy, light khaki colored head with a orange-amber cloudy body. Aromas of yeast, clove, a little spiciness. Flavor is caramelized malts, yeast, clove, some citrus notes. Finish has some dough, clove, spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1242) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Bomber. Pours a golden copper color with a creamy white head. Aromas of apple, spice, rye, and some yeast. Flavor is caramel, fruit, spice, and light rye. Mediumed bodied, light dry finish. There is just a hint of alcohol here too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2016
Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Smells funky with hints of stone fruits. Taste is funk, hay, white fruits and stone fruits. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and lively mouth-carbonation, Bruery Saison Rue finishes with a lingering subtle funk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (1229) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
750 ml bottle pours a dark golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of Brett, light hops, spice. Medium bodied, complex and interesting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
csbosox (1229) - Prairie Village, Kansas, USA - JUL 12, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2008 750ml bottle brought by theisti. Served in a Chimy chalice. Aroma is spicy rye, light fruit (apple), spice (black pepper), light yeast and vanilla. The brett funkiness is pretty reserved, so much so that you might not pick it out of the aroma if you were not told. Taste is lightly kilned malt, light funk, apple/pear, peppery spice, yeast and vanilla. I gave the beer a swirl and got a huge amount of spearmint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wombat23 (1227) - Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Draft at the source on 6/26/2016. Golden with a white head. Heavy lacing. Aroma is funk, wild yeast, some fruitiness. Taste is similar to nose, with some spiciness. A touch of white pepper. Overall, its a bit more bland than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepatrickman (1221) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 23, 2016
Bottle from misterburd -- cheers! I waited on this one about six months to let it develop. Disappointing: the brett and rye dont assert themselves much, and despite all of the complicated tasting notes this just tasted like kinda random, malty homebrew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crajun (1219) - , Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2013
accidentally aged this for over 1.5 years. still a damn good beer; I dont care for the Brett and didnt really taste any - due to aging??. hazy gold color. aroma of spring and summer - citrus, flower, yeast, and slightest of funk. nice palate for style. taste is what gets this to a 4 - great balance of many many things going on here - citrus, Belgian yeast, funk, slightest of tartness, carbonation, yeast. love this!! thx to whomever/however I got this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 7, 2010
hazy golden with thick white head. flavor of tartness from the brett without classic saison yeasty esters. the brett muddles the style slightly, creating a brew that doesnt exactly work

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CamdenD (1197) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2009
Very fantastic and beautiful saison. Good crispness to balance out the traditional syrup that comes in "farmhouse" beers. This is a summer drinker despite its color. Highly recommended. Nice town name too... Placentia? Really?

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